Six autumn art fairs

  • 26 September 2012

Whether you're looking for an original work for your living room, or want to browse contemporary gems before they're snapped up, it's hard to beat the buzz of an art fair.

We’ve picked our favourites from across the country, and you can get discounted entry to each of them with your National Art Pass!

1. Frieze Art Fair/Frieze Masters, London
25% off advance tickets with National Art Pass

Over the past decade the Frieze Art Fair has established itself as one of the world’s greatest contemporary art fairs, but this year it’s joined by Frieze Masters, a sister-show featuring art from the ancient era to the 20th century.

2. Edinburgh Art Fair
Free entry with National Art Pass

Over 60 art galleries from around the world, hand-picked for their quality and diversity, will be bringing works of art to the Scottish capital’s Corn Exchange for the eighth Edinburgh Art Fair.

3. Affordable Art Fair, London
50% off entry with National Art Pass

For four days this October, Battersea Park hosts this expansive exhibition of contemporary art costing under £4,000. Saving £6 on entry with your National Art Pass makes this wallet-friendly art fair even more of a bargain.

4. Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester
2-for-1 entry with National Art Pass

Now in its fifth year, this unique Manchester event sees the work of recent graduates in the north of England exhibited alongside ceramics, lighting, textiles and furniture.

5. Winter Fine Art & Antiques Fair, London
2-for-1 entry with National Art Pass

Olympia’s November fair is one of the most important events on the art and antiques calendar, bringing together over 20,000 pieces, from Chippendale chairs and Lalique vases to Art Deco lights and royal memorabilia.

6. Esher Hall Fine Art & Antiques Fair, Surrey
Free entry with National Art Pass

The focus is on quality over quantity at this art fair in Surrey’s glamorous Sandown Park racecourse, which hosts 30 specialist exhibitors drawing on five centuries of fashion.

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